Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ clouds: Zerodium offering big bucks for cloud zero-days

Exploit vendor Zerodium announced today plans to pay a whopping $500,000 for zero-days in popular cloud technologies like Microsoft’s Hyper-V and (Dell) VMware’s vSphere.

Both Hyper-V and vSphere are what experts call virtualization software, also called hypervisors –software that lets a single “host” server create and run one or more virtual “guest” operating systems.

Virtualization software is often found in cloud-powered data centers. Hyper-V is the technology at the core of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform, while VMware’s vSphere is used by Amazon Web Services and SAP.

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Source: ZDNet